Stephanie started work with UGA as part of the Franklin College OIT Web Services Team in 2013.
Franklin College Responsibilities
She serves as the visionary and manager for Web Services. She handles all new client intake, writes scope and specification documents for projects that are outside the normal scope of services provided, provides consulting advice for custom application development, provides user interface design for in-house applications, manages contracts and billing for clients, and directs the use of web technologies throughout the college.
She currently serves as the Treasurer for Wild Rumpus Parade & Spectacle. She is also the Treasurer for the Joint Development Authority for Athens Clarke County and the City of Winterville. She has held officer positions for many non-profit boards throughout the years in Athens.
A graduate of UGA's Terry College of Business, she comes to Franklin College from private industry in the role of founder and CEO of Plexus, Inc., an Athens based web development business founded in 1997.
She is the proud recipient of a number of awards and nominations including three nominations for the Athena Award, 2010 Georgia Small Business Person of the Year nominee, 2009 Top 40 under 40 entrepreneurs in Athens, GA, designation, and 2010 & 2011 Bulldog 100 Fastest Growing Businesses owned by UGA Alumni.
She's a Tango dancer, a collector of antique dishes, jewelry designer, arts and crafts extraordinaire, and enjoys spending time with her two girls.
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The University of Georgia, Athens, GA - May 2021
Bachelor of Business in Accounting (BBA)
The University of Georgia, Athens, GA - June 1994
Associates of Business Administration (AB)
Macon College, Macon, GA - June 1991
Awards, Honors and Recognitions
- Dancing with the Athens Stars 2022
- Recipient of Arts in the Community Grant 2020
- Co-founder of Milonga Tropical
- Recipient of UGA Presidents Venture Fund Grant 2019
- Graduate of Lead Athens and winner of Best Project Award (2016)
- 100 Hours of Volunteer Service Award UGA School of Public and International Affairs (2016)
- Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Award (2016)
- Bulldog 100 Fastest Growing Business in 2009, 2010
- Three-time Athena Award Nominee
- 2009 Small Business Person of the Year Nominee for UGA SBDC